Edmund Spenser

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English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)


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Burlinson C (2006) Allegory, space and the material world in the writings of Edmund Spenser.
The first interpretive chapter deals with Edmund Spenser and hyperbaton, a reordering of the elements of a grammatical sentence in order to preserve meter in Latin and social decorum in English.
Cast of Characters: Edmund Spenser and The Faerie Queene
OPPORTUNITY, Edmund Spenser told us, is like a hag with only a forelock.
particular one was composed by the poet Edmund Spenser (1552-99) for his epic Faerie Queene (1590 & 1596).
There are two pieces on Edmund Spenser, the first by Jacqueline T.
Part 1 explores the roles of the "old nurse" and other female storytellers in the fictional worlds of Edmund Spenser, Sir Philip Sidney, Lady Mary Wroth, and Anna Weamys, as well as in John Aubrey's (also fictional) historiographical project.
The 16th century poet, Edmund Spenser, spoke about "the sacred hunger of ambitious minds" and Shakespeare wrote: "Tis common proof, that lowliness is young ambition's ladder.
This is certainly true of the atmospheric outer movements (from The Tempest) of Sea Change (1983), the turbulent, semi-pitched setting of Edmund Spenser in the third providing satisfying contrast.
Debora Shuger's article, "Irishmen, Aristocrats, and Other White Barbarians," works to analyze the process of civilizing a nation as it was understood by Edmund Spenser and Sir John Davies and as it is revealed in their respective works, A View of the Present State of Ireland (1596) and A Discovery of the True Causes Why Ireland Was Never Entirely Subdued (1612).
Those known to have taken part in the siege include the poet Sir Edmund Spenser and the explorer, coloniser, pirate and Munster plantation owner, Sir Walter Raleigh.
DAVID GARDINER "Befitting Emblems of Adversity": A Modern Irish View of Edmund Spenser from W.
The classic Renaissance example of the latter is Faerie Queene author Edmund Spenser, who found the colonized Irish people of such little consequence that he called for their elimination so that the island itself could be resettled by a British population.
Edmund Spenser, unlike Sir John Davies after him, was most assuredly not a proponent of this decidedly optimistic view of the English law.
11) While one must always be cautious about assuming that the narrator speaks directly for the historical Edmund Spenser here or elsewhere, the burdens of writing poetry plainly seem to be an ingredient Spenser throws into the sequence's conceptual mix.